December 28, 2012

Today's Full Moon Is 13th of 2012. What's the Big Deal?

Phil Plait, Slate

AP Photo

Today, Dec. 28, 2012, marks a somewhat infrequent and cool event: the 13th full Moon of the year.

Technically, the Moon was most full at 10:21 UTC (04:21 Eastern US time this morning), but will appear full to the eye all day and night. It rises at sunset no matter where you are, and stays up pretty much all night.

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TAGGED: Lunar Phases, Moon, Full Moon